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Machine Learning Is Also a Tool for Cybercriminals

Apr 20 by George V. Hulme

It doesn’t matter what discipline within cybersecurity one looks at, nearly everywhere one looks machine learning and artificial intelligence are changing how security data are analyzed, security tools deployed, and threats identified. I know there’s a difference between machine language and AI, but so many use the terms interchangeably now that the difference is blurring in the minds of many.

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US, UK, and Australian governments accuse Russia of targeting networking infrastructure

Apr 17 by Graham Cluley

Government departments and private businesses are being targeted in internet attacks orchestrated by the Russian government, exploiting commercially available network infrastructure.

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What Security Risks Should MSPs Expect in 2018

Apr 17 by Liviu Arsene

As IT operations are becoming more complex and require both advanced infrastructure and security expertise to increase the overall security posture of the organization, the managed service provider (MSP) industry is gaining more traction and popularity.

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CISOs Who Deliver a Compelling Narrative Stand a Better Chance of Expanding Their IT Security Budgets

Apr 16 by Filip Truta

Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) have historically chafed at budget constraints, with some pushing the envelope and bringing the case for stronger cyber defenses to the board room. New research indicates that executive decision-makers want InfoSec costs linked to business value and return on investment (ROI), and it’s CISOs who can deliver a compelling narrative to their peers that typically achieve this goal.

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Enterprise Networks Hit by Cryptominers; 2.5 Billion Attacks Blocked in Six Months

Apr 13 by Luana Pascu

Cryptomining transactions, seen as a terrific money-making scheme separate from the traditional online advertising, are growing faster than ever, concluded security researchers after 2.5 billion attacks were blocked in enterprise networks in the past six months.

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Thinking of Moving ERP to the Cloud? Don’t Forget About Security

Apr 12 by Bogdan Botezatu

Enterprise resource planning (ERP) continues to be a mainstay of corporate IT, providing the backbone for a variety of business processes including finance, human resources, procurement, and services.

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CISOs' Latest Struggle: When Prevention Is Faulty, but Investigation Is a Burden

Apr 11 by Razvan Muresan

In a fast-changing landscape where large cyberattacks make the news virtually every month, companies have started shifting their security defense paradigm towards gaining more visibility into the way attacks occur, and how they become targets

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Seven Steps Toward Bridging the Cybersecurity Skills Gap

Apr 10 by Ericka Chickowski

Building an effective cybersecurity team is no mean feat. Hiring managers struggle to find experienced talent today and according to the most recent figures from ISACA, one in three organizations say it takes six months or longer to fill any given security position.

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IoT Security Spending Due to Surge as Enterprises Address Big Gaps

Apr 05 by Ericka Chickowski

Cyber attacks, security incidents and breaches initiated through insecure Internet of Things (IoT) devices are on the uptick and most enterprises aren't yet on track to do anything about it, according to several high-profile studies over the last month.

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Costs of Non-Compliance are Getting Higher

Apr 02 by Razvan Muresan

For many companies, especially those in highly regulated industries such as financial services and healthcare, ensuring compliance with a growing number of government and industry regulations can be a nuisance and a drain on already strained resources.

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Bitdefender’s Business Insights Nominated at the 2018 Security Blogger Awards – Cast Your Vote!

Dear reader: if we had the chance, we would definitely name you the Best Corporate Security Blog Reader out there.

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Annual Report Shows Increased Maturity in Security Operations

Mar 29 by George V. Hulme

An annual study from enterprise software company Micro Focus has shown progress in the security maturity of organizations, but much more work remains. According to the fifth annual State of Security Operations Report 2018, there has been a 10 percent improvement in organization’s ability to meet security-related business goals. According to the study, about 25 percent of organizations assessed meet those goals.

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